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A. S. Haley
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"O, What a Tangled Web We Weave . . ."
" . . . when first we practice to deceive." That's a famous quote, frequently misattributed to Shakespeare, that comes from the epic poem  Marmion , by Sir Walter Scott. And it perfectly describes the current situation with the Episcopal Church case in Sout...
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Justice Denied: SCOTUS Refuses South Carolina Petition
Today's order list from the United States Supreme Court brings the sad news that the Court voted to deny certiorari (review) in the case of Bishop Mark Lawrence and t5he parishes of the Diocese of South Carolina.  This means that no four justices considered...
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Justice Denied: SCOTUS Refuses South Carolina Petition
Today's orders from the United States Supreme Court  bring the sad news that the Court refused to accept the Petition for Review brought by Bishop Mark Lawrence and the parishes of his Diocese of South Carolina. This means that there were no four justices w...
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How Did Everybody Forget Where the Temple Was?
This is Part III of a series: Where Did Israel's Temples Stand? You may read Part I here , and Part II is here . In the previous post in this series, we looked at the fairly convincing evidence that Jerusalem's present-day "Temple Mount," or Haram-esh-Shari...
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Where Were the Soldiers Quartered in Jerusalem?
This is Part II of a series: Where Did Israel's Temples Stand? You may read Part I here. There are a good number of blog posts and articles on the Internet that deal with the relationship of Fortress Antonia to what is today called "Temple Mount" in Jerusal...
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South Carolina Case Goes to SCOTUS Conference
The petition for review (certiorari) filed by Bishop Mark Lawrence's Diocese of South Carolina and 28 of its parishes with the Supreme Court of the United States is now ready for decision by the justices. At least four of the nine justices on that Court mus...
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Where Did Israel's Temples Stand?
(Part One of a Series) With the recent news of renewed clashes between Jews and Muslims over the right to occupy Jerusalem's so-called "Temple Mount", your Curmudgeon has thought it timely to remind people of all the historical evidence that bears on that s...
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Texas Court's Mighty Labor Is in Vain
The Second District Court of Appeals in Fort Worth has labored long and hard over the appeal taken by the Episcopal Church (USA) and its local diocese and parishes from the July 24, 2015 summary judgment order granted against them by Judge Chupp of the 141s...
Texas Court's Mighty Labor Is in Vain
Texas Court's Mighty Labor Is in Vain
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Don't Get Drawn In
Your Curmudgeon, it is true, swore off getting involved in the current political miasma: there was nothing to be gained from trying to make one's voice heard in the welter of so much fake news and disinformation. I advised my readers to remain above the fra...
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The Press Has Not Learned Anything in 50 Years
From the book by Bret Baier, Three Days in January -- Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission  (New York: William Morrow [HarperCollins] 2017), presented here without comment (pp. 276-77): The weight of office having been lifted, those around him [Eisenhower] obs...
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